EuCheMS Brussels News Updates, February 2018

EUROPEAN HIGHLIGHTS

2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage – #EuropeForCulture
The aim of the European Year of Cultural Heritage is to encourage more people to discover and engage with Europe’s …
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EuCheMS responds to consultation to limit industrial trans fats intakes in the EU
EuCheMS submitted a response, prepared by EuCheMS Food Chemistry Network, to this open consultation, calling for more research to determine … 
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EuCheMS response to open consultation on explosives precursors
Explosives precursors are chemical substances which can be misused to manufacture home-made explosives. In 2013, recognising the threat posed by … 
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First European Education Summit: laying the foundations for a European Education Area
The Commission hosted the first European Education summit in Brussels on 25th January. It laid out its plans to create … 
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First-ever Europe-wide strategy on plastics
On 16th January, the Commission adopted the first Europe-wide strategy on plastics, which will protect the environment from plastic pollution … 
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Safer drinking water for all Europeans
The right to access essential services of good quality, including water, is one of the principles of the European Pillar … 
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GMO opt-outs
Some genetically modified organisms can be authorised for use in the EU in foods or feed or for cultivation within … 
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INNOVATION & ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Clean energy innovation
A non-legislative draft report on how to boost clean energy innovation and make the energy system more efficient and affordable … 
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CONSULTATIONS & ROADMAPS

Consultation on EU funds in the area of investment, research & innovation, SMEs and single market
The European Commission is consulting on the structure and content of the Framework Programme which will succeed Horizon 2020, through … 
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Consultations on food safety
The Commission has launched two more consultations on food safety: : reduction of  sugar  in the food EFSA is seeking … 
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Public Consultation on the transparency and sustainability of the EU risk assessment in the food chain
The General Food Law Regulation (EU rules on food and feed safety along the production chain) is the cornerstone of … 
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Public consultation on EU funds in the area of strategic infrastructure
In 2018, the Commission will make comprehensive proposals for the next generation of financial programmes for the post-2020 Multiannual Financial … 
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David Spichiger, SCS / EuCheMS.eu
20.03.2018

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